Welcome to Sheffield

Supporting International Students in Sheffield

Friends International is here to help you enjoy your time in Sheffield and feel at home in the UK.


Talk About Beauty

How can we value ‘Beauty’ as we should without making it something that over-values what human beings look like? Is there a way of being beautiful that has nothing to do with what we look like?
Let’s talk about this.

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Talk About: Celebration

Life is often very serious, full of important decisions and things to do.
Are we losing the art of true celebration? Do singing and dance together and musical entertainment still feature in our lives? ? In your home culture, is the commitment to celebration still strong?
Let’s talk about this.

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The International Café is a free weekly event in the city centre for international students to make friends, practise English and enjoy fun activities. The cafe is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic but you can join our weekly Talkabout Zoom calls instead.


Our app is the easiest way to find out about our events. You can also sign up for a meal with a local family. Just search for “Friends International” on the App Store or Google Play or click the links below.


Friends International is a Christian charity that works with churches across the UK. If you are looking for a church to join, please contact us and we will help you find a church that suits your needs.